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The End of the Point: A Novel
The End of the Point A Novel
Author: Elizabeth Graver
A place out of time, Ashaunt Point?a tiny finger of land jutting into Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts?has provided sanctuary and anchored life for generations of the Porter family, who summer along its remote, rocky shore. But in 1942, the U.S. Army arrives on the Point, bringing havoc and change. That summer, the two older Porter girls?teenagers He...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780062184849
ISBN-10: 0062184849
Publication Date: 3/5/2013
Pages: 352
Rating:
  • Currently 2.6/5 Stars.
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2.6 stars, based on 7 ratings
Publisher: Harper
Book Type: Hardcover
Members Wishing: 1
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Normally this type of book would be a 5-star review for me: family story told over multiple generations, set at a seaside location. But this one falls short. The story starts out interestingly enough with Bea, the Scottish nanny, and Janie, the youngest of the Porter sisters. But the story then continues with another Porter sister, Helen, and her son, Charlie. Their story was not as interesting to me. We hardly hear about the characters we were introduced to in the beginning of the novel. 'The End of the Point' was good, not great. Beautiful book cover art.
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